Unite Organiser vacancy in Auckland

Unite Organiser vacancy in Auckland

Unite has a vacancy for a permanent full time or two part-time organisers Organisers in the Auckland region.

This can be a full-time permanent position (applicants available for 30+ hours will be considered for the full-time role) or two part-time positions. 

The successful applicant will primarily be recruiting and organising workers in the Fast Food sector, although they may also be involved in other sectors that Unite represents from time to time.

We are looking for people with:

  • A strong commitment to working people and the union movement.
  • An ability to improve the quality of Unite members’ working lives.
  • The skills to develop and support members and delegates in dealing with issues impacting on their working lives.
  • The ability to directly recruit new union members and support delegate recruitment on worksites.
  • Negotiation skills are an advantage, however training will be provided.
  • Excellent communication, advocacy and leadership skills.
  • Good computer and social media skills.
  • An ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
  • A current full driver’s licence (or significant progress towards a full licence).

Skills and experience with young and/or migrant workers would be an advantage.

There are a number of options available for work transport, including reimbursement for the use of a personal vehicle, financial assistance to purchase a suitable vehicle and provision of union vehicle.

Terms and conditions are offered in accordance with the Unite Staff Collective Employment Agreement. Unite is an accredited Living Wage employer. The full job description can be downloaded here (PDF file).

Please apply in writing, including a CV and contact details for up to three referees.

Applications and requests for more information can be sent to:

Gerard Hehir
Unite Union

Phone 021 02940345
Fax: 09 846 9509
PO Box 7175, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141

Applications close Friday 17th May 2019